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Understanding CAN Bus and its Applications

Michael Anderson  (Director of Technology, The PTR Group, LLC)

Location: Room 210

Date: Thursday, August 29

Time: 8:00am - 8:55am

Track: ESC - Focus on Fundamentals

Format: Technical Session

Vault Recording: TBD

The Controller Area Network (CAN) bus is a major feature of automobiles made since the late 1990s. CAN bus has a number of features that make it ideally suited for harsh or electrically noisy environments in industrial applications such as robotics. In this session, we will discuss the features of CAN bus, how its implemented, how to monitor/debug the message traffic on the bus and how to access the bus from devices such as Arduinos and Linux-based embedded platforms. This will be followed up with a demonstration of CAN bus in a robotics application.